Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Fragrant English Roses

National News

David Austin’s English roses have been gracing the gardening world for more than 25 years. These roses combine the beauty and everblooming nature of modern hybrid tea and floribunda roses with the...

Sock It To Strawberry Diseases

Black root rot disease is a menace to strawberry growers. Plants with this soilborne disease often are short lived and produce few berries. For commercial operations, fumigating the soil with...

New Award-Winning Viola

Violas and pansies are classic cool-season annual flowers. For gardeners in mild winter areas, they bloom and provide color all winter. In colder areas they’re one of the first flower transplants...

Milder Winter Predicted

Predicting what the winter weather will be like across the country is always tricky business, but with modern forecasting tools many meteorologists feel more confident about going out on a limb to...

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In the Garden


Holiday Decor From Your Garden

The garden is a treasure trove of possibilities for holiday decorations. Pyracantha berries alternated with popcorn make attractive garlands. Oranges, lemons, or apples sprinkled with cinnamon or cardamom and stuck with whole cloves are delightfully...
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Shows & Events

Master Gardener Training Get certified as a Master Gardener at the University of California Cooperative Extension Common...

Web Finds

University of California Cooperative Extension Common Ground Garden Program For lots of great local gardening information, go to the University of California Cooperative...
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Regional Reminders

  • Pick Fresh Leafy Greens All Winter Long
  • More Winter Veggies
  • Sow Winter Posies
  • Prepare For First Frost
  • Keep Watering

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